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Bulk Storage Container

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by FFD133, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. FFD133

    FFD133 Senior Member
    Messages: 140

    For those of you that are storing hundreds of tons of salt, what canopy system are you using, price of the enclosure and places to get them?
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
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  3. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    are you really using those type or just recomending something that is pretty bad ass???
     
  4. rblake

    rblake Senior Member
    from dayton
    Messages: 291

    I bought one 5 years ago out of a catalogue called teck supply. It is about 38 feet wide by 48 feet deep. I have concrete blocks 2 high all around with both ends open. It has held up very well, snow does not stay on it, 70 mph winds do not take it down.

    My only regret is that i should have used 3 blocks high. When the dump trucks unload, they can only go halfway in. I believe the tarp was around $4000.00 It holds around 300 tons.
     
  5. Mike S

    Mike S PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    We used blocks and cover is a cheap a@@ car port! Not bad setup but the car port installers would not put it on the blocks. It was funny! I will take pictures of it so that we all can laugh at it together!
     
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  7. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Thats JD'S Salt Bin!
     
  8. icemen pro

    icemen pro Junior Member
    from central
    Messages: 4

    try farm teck there on line we just bought a 20x20 x 16 height for 1299.00 paid extra 99.00 for better truss kit and 129.00 for soild back wall and 129.00 for a front door kit we will be putting this on four high concrete blocks thanks keith
     
  9. John Mac

    John Mac Senior Member
    Messages: 374

    iceman, thats going to be a nice bin, I just bought a roof from farm teck got a 14 x 25 roof on concrete blocks 3 high, My walls are 6' high and it looks tall. My blocks are not sitting perfect so I will have to adjust a few, The blocks are far from square.
     
  10. FFD133

    FFD133 Senior Member
    Messages: 140

    do you guys have a product number or specific one that you bought? I'm not seeing anything like you guys bought. Was the website farmtek.com?